Call for expression of interest with a view to compiling a list
of experts to support activities in relation with the Common
This Call for expression of interest was published in the
Official Journal S212 on 30/10/2010 and is valid from
30/10/2010 to 29/10/2013.
The European Fisheries Control Agency invites expressions
of interest with a view to drawing up lists of experts to assist
in the activities as detailed in the notice and related to the uniform
application of the Common Fisheries Policy.
The experts chosen within the framework of this call for expressions
of interest shall provide technical assistance as regards the development
of training materials for fisheries inspectors (Core Curricula).
Persons interested are invited to submit an application in accordance
with the rules set out in the notice for the purpose specified.
The contracting authority will draw up lists of experts who meet
the criteria laid down in point 7 of the notice. These lists comprise
9 sub lists, corresponding to each of the subfields described in
point 4 of the notice.
What are the fields covered by this CEI?
The European Fisheries Control Agency (‘the EFCA’) is
a European Union body located in Vigo, Spain, established to work
in specialised areas of EU policy. Specifically, it was set up by
the European Council (Council Regulation (EC) No 768/2005 of 25
April 2005 as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009), to strengthen
the uniformity and effectiveness of enforcement of the Common Fisheries
Policy (CFP) by pooling national means of fisheries control and
monitoring resources and coordinating inspection activities.
The EFCA shall assist the Member States and the
European Commission in the development of training materials for
fisheries inspectors. The training materials to be developed are:
a core curriculum for the training of the instructors of the inspectorate
of the Member States and a core curriculum for the training of Community
The preparation of the Core Curricula requires
to review and consolidate contributions via a web-based collaboration
platform from national fisheries inspection services and the Commission
and to fill gaps in the development of the Curricula in order to
ensure consistency, coherence, uniformity and completeness.
Experts are required to have relevant experience,
recognised expertise and specialised technical knowledge on the
application of the CFP in one or more domains of fisheries control
Lists will be drawn on the basis of the following fields/
A. TRAINING ENGINEERING
A.1. General training
A.2. Fisheries Inspectors profession
A.4. Implementation, monitoring and assessment
B. CORE CURRICULA AND HARMONISED STANDARDS OF INSPECTION
B.1. Collected know-how, expertise and best practices
B.2. Harmonised standards of inspection
B.3. Train the trainers
B.4. Community Inspectors
B.5. Collected know-how, expertise and best practices
Please note that Inclusion on the lists entails no obligation on
the part of the EFCA concerning the award of the contract.
Validity of the lists resulting from this CEI
The lists will be valid for 3 years from 30 October 2010.
Applications to appear on these lists may be submitted at any time
during the period of validity of the lists, with the exception of
the last 3 months of that period.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Any requests for additional information must be
made in writing only to: CEI201001@cfca.europa.eu.
Data Protection Clause
The personal data collected by the EFCA in the applications is processed
pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 on the protection of individuals
with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions
and bodies and on the free movement of such data. It is processed
solely for the purpose of determining the inclusion of the applicant
in the CEI list and, subsequently, the possible offer of a contract
as external expert.
Files relating to the selection of applicants including personal
data will be retained in the service in charge of the call for expression
of interest concerned until the end of the procedure for which it
is submitted, and in the archives for at least five years from the
date on which the European Parliament grants discharge for the budgetary
year of the closure of the call for expression of interest. Files
relating to unsuccessful applicants will be retained in the service
in charge of the call for expression of interest concerned until
the end of the procedure for which it is submitted, and in the archives
for 2 years following the closing of the Call for expression of
interest. The above limits can be extended until the end of a possible
audit if one started before the end of the above periods.
The applicant has the right of access to his/her personal data and
the right to rectify any such data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
Should the applicant have any queries concerning the processing
of his/her personal data, these shall be addressed to the Head of
Unit Capacity Building. The applicant has right of recourse at any
time to the European Data Protection Supervisor.